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Information Systems in Organisations (6348.5)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Information Systems & Accounting

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    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (182945) - View
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    • Winter Term, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (182952) - View
    • UC College Trimester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (182936) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, GBCA-MELB (182944) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (182940) - View
    • UC College Trimester 3, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (166530) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, GBCA-MELB (171417) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167235) - View
    • UC College Trimester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (165606) - View
    • Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167915) - View
    • UC College Trimester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (165561) - View
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    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166689) - View
    • UC College Trimester 3, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (156811) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, UC-MELB (156821) - View
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    • Winter Term, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (156822) - View
    • UC College Trimester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (156808) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (156812) - View
    • UC College Trimester 3, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (142549) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, UC-MELB (140871) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, SWSI-LVPL (140870) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140872) - View
    • Winter Term, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (141114) - View
    • UC College Trimester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (142468) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145405) - View

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    Syllabus

    Students will be introduced to the Informatics discipline as the study of the components and use of information technology, particularly as applied through information systems, in conducting the work of government, business and other organisations. Students will gain a conceptual framework for understanding the nature and purpose of Informatics by examining typical kinds of information systems, the data, information and knowledge they embody, the technologies they deploy and the management and social issues they raise. The shape of the Information sector of the economy, the Skills Framework for the Information Age and careers is reviewed.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Explain with examples the complex concepts of information, information systems and information technology;

    2. Explain the nature, kinds, components and impacts of information systems and illustrate their use as a fundamental part of organisational processes;

    3. Recognise the interests and roles of the various stakeholders in the development and operation of systems;

    4. Describe the methodologies by which information systems are constructed and operated and how such systems are integrated into the organisational environment; and

    5. Describe the information sector and the job roles within it.

    Assessment Items

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    Contact Hours

    Up to 52 hours per semester.

    Prerequisites

    None.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

    9524 Management Information Systems

    Equivalent Units

    9524 Management Information Systems

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